City of Spokane Road Construction UpdatePosted: Updated:
Weekly Obstruction Notice for October 26 - November 2
Businesses will remain open during construction
BROWNE'S ADDITION AND PEACEFUL VALLEY COMPLETE
Riverside Ave. from Hemlock St. to the Marne Bridge is complete and has reopened to traffic.
The project rehabilitated Riverside Ave. from Hemlock St. to the Marne Bridge, First Avenue from Maple to Poplar streets, and Second Avenue from Sunset Blvd. to Coeur d'Alene St. curb-to-curb, ADA curb ramps have been installed where necessary and the guard rail on Riverside Ave. Various sewer lines were repaired earlier this spring in this area as part of the project.
The nearly $1 million project is being funded by the 10-Year Street Bond.
NORTHEAST TRANSMISSION MAIN PHASE II SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLETE
The south side of Wellesley Ave. between Division and Lidgerwood streets is paved. While the traffic islands are being installed this week, traffic will be reduced by one lane in each direction.
This project is substantially complete. The water main is installed, curb ramps are placed, and paving is complete. Traffic islands are being installed this week. The project replaced a 24-inch water main in Rich Ave. from Napa to Morton streets, Morton St. from Rich to Princeton avenues, Princeton Ave. from Morton to Mayfair streets, Mayfair St. from Princeton to Wellesley avenues, Wellesley Ave. from Mayfair to Division streets.
The more than $400,000 project is being funded by the 10-Year Street Bond and Water Department.
CRESTLINE STREET FROM ILLINOIS TO WELLESLEY AVENUES
Crestline St. from Illinois to Wellesley avenues is paved and open to traffic. Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures and obstructions this week while the islands are being installed.
The project is nearly complete. The intersection at Crestline St. and Garland Ave. is installed, utilities have been lowered, ADA curb ramps have been installed, and Crestline St. from Illinois to Wellesley avenues is paved and open to traffic. Miscellaneous water and sewer lines were repaired in preparation of the project. This project will fully rehabilitate Crestline St. from Illinois to Wellesley avenues curb-to-curb and install ADA curb ramps where necessary.
The $2.9 million project is being funded by the 10-Year Street Bond.
NORTHEAST TRANSMISSION MAIN PHASE III
Euclid Ave. from Myrtle to Havana streets, and Havana St. from Euclid to Fairview avenues will be closed for paving this week, weather permitting. Freya St. from Euclid to Liberty avenues is closed and traffic is being detoured to Market St. while crews change out a water valve.
The project is nearing completion. The 42-inch water main in Freya St. from Euclid to Liberty avenues; Euclid Ave. from Freya to Havana streets; Havana St. from Euclid to Fairview avenues; Fairview Ave. from Havana to Carnahan streets; Carnahan St. from Fairview to Buckeye avenues; Buckeye Ave. from Carnahan St. to Upriver Dr., and the 8- to 12-inch water transmission main in Custer St. from Buckeye to Fairview avenues; and Buckeye Ave. from Dearborn to Custer streets have been installed.
This $1.8 million project is funded by the 10-Year Street Bond and Water Department.
Traffic Obstructions AND LANE CLOSURES
- Five Mile Rd. will be closed to traffic from St. Thomas More and Strong roads through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Traffic will be detoured to Cedar Rd., north of Strong Rd. Crews will be installing sewer lines and paving the road.
- First and Sprague avenues just west of Monroe St. by the Fox Theatre are reduced by one lane. Additionally, the parking lane and sidewalk on Monroe St. between First and Sprague avenues are closed.
- Spokane Falls Blvd. from Division St. to Riverpoint Blvd. is reduced by one lane. Construction crews are working on the nursing building.
- Boone Ave. just east of Ruby St. will be closed through November while crews construct apartments near Gonzaga University.
- Crack sealing crews are working on Woodside Ave. from Lindeke to Indian Trail roads.
- Grinder and patching crews will be working on Florida St. from Dalke to Bismark avenues.
- Mud boil repair crews will be working on Thurston Ave. from Regal to Lacey streets.
The second round of street sweeping is under way. Sweeping is done between 6 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Residents are asked to move their vehicles from the street during sweeping. The schedule is available on the City's web site at www.spokanestreetdepartment.org and will be updated weekly until the sweeping is complete. Citizens also can get daily updates by calling the City's street maintenance hotline at 456-2666. In the coming week, crews will sweep the grids bounded by these streets:
Northwest: Wellesley Ave. to Gray Ct. and Division St. to Monroe St.
Francis Ave. to Wellesley Ave. and Division St. to Monroe St.
Northeast: Wellesley Ave. to Euclid Ave. and Nevada St. to Division St.
Mission Ave. to Euclid Ave. and Ruby St. to Hamilton St.
South: 29th Ave. to 53rd Ave. and Perry St. to Regal St.
This update provided by the City of Spokane Engineering Services Department, (509) 625-6318
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